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Zedelef Pty Ltd

Zedelef's technology enables a new generation of distributed optical sensors for monitoring of mines, oil & gas distribution networks and ocean monitoring.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location Waterloo, NSW, Australia
  • Currency AUD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Zedelef has developed a novel technology enabling a new generation of optical sensors suitable for distributed sensing applications such as ocean monitoring, oil and gas distribution monitoring, perimeter security and electricity distribution. Based on a wholly-owned liquid crystal technology, the resulting devices lead to a dramatic simplification of the sensing system – Strategic customer: Thales Australia, GPI Australia, AMPControl.


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    François Ladouceur

    CEO –25 years expertise in photonics R&D in both industrial and academic settings – Founding Managing Director of the Bandwidth Foundry Pty Ltd, co-founder of Silanna Pty Ltd.

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    Leonardo Silvestri

    Engineer – 9 years of experience in condensed matter theory, optics, materials science, photonics

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    Zourab Brodzeli

    CTO – 25 years expertise in photonics R&D in both industrial and academic settings – 7 years as R&D Manager in startup environment both in the US and Australia.

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    Allen Conduit

    Dr Allen Conduit has a strong background in management, telecommunications and law. He participated in major Australasian projects such as the first installations of optical fibres by Telecom Australia (Telstra), and led 100+ other optical projects in the commercial arena. He exercised leadership of private and public companies at CEO, senior executive & board level from start-ups through to organisations of several thousand personnel.


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    Shelston IP / New South Innovation
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    Atanasov Audit and Consulting

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